Jeypore: Police have arrested five youths on charges of robbing cash from the employees of a private finance firm near Deoguda near Jeypore town in Koraput district.
The arrested youths were identified as Kiran Muduli (21) of Kundariguda, Bikram Bagh (19) of Kundariguda, Ranjit Harijan (20) of Bamunigaon, Bijaya Nayak (18) of Bapujinagar and Manoj Sagar (20) of Bapujinagar in Jeypore. Police have seized Rs 8000 in cash, one mobile phone and a bag from their possession.
According to police, the accused youths had looted Rs 17,000 from the employees of Bharat Finance Company on August 18 near Deoguda. The finance firm staff were returning after collecting money when the accused youths ambushed them and fled with the cash.
on the basis of a complaint, Jeypore Town police registered a case and launched a probe. Acting on reliable inputs, the cops zeroed in on the five looters from Bamunigaon.